The Rohrer College of Business

The Rohrer College of Business

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The Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University, Glassboro, will mark its 40th anniversary with 40 hours of academic, social and community activities starting in September.

Tuition and fees for students at Rowan University will increase by 3 percent under a $285.5 million fiscal year 2013 budget approved by the University's Board of Trustees earlier this month.

Rowan University has appointed Dr. Robert Beatty as the new dean of the Rohrer College of Business, effective July 1, 2012. Beatty comes to the university from his position of dean of the School of Global Commerce & Management at Whitworth University, in Spokane, Wash. He is succeeding Dr. Niranjan Pati, who is returning to the faculty.

On June 17, Rowan University will mark the 20th anniversary of the transformational $100 million gift that Burlington County businessman and philanthropist Henry Rowan and his late wife, Betty, pledged in 1992 to then-Glassboro State College (GSC).

More than 1,300 freshmen and their families are getting an up-close-and-personal introduction to Rowan during the University's annual orientation. They're being aided by close to 40 Rowan students who are members of the PROS (Peer Referral Orientation Specialists).

Rowan University will host close to 250 tax professionals for the Seventh Annual South Jersey Working Together Conference on Thursday, June 14, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the second floor of the Chamberlain Student Center, Rt. 322, Glassboro.

The New Jersey Society of CPAs has named Margaret Van Brunt, assistant dean for the Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University, Glassboro, one of its “2012 Women of Note.” The organization will feature Van Brunt in the July/August issue of New Jersey CPA magazine.

Ryan Ritchie, a junior social science/humanities major from West Deptford, took top honors — and a $5,000 prize — in the recent 6th Annual Rohrer Business Plan Competition at Rowan University.

Rowan University and the Entrepreneurs Forum of Southern New Jersey (EFSNJ) on Friday, May 18, will host their first Angel Investor Panel Discussion at The South Jersey Technology Park, 107 Gilbreth Parkway Mullica Hill, N.J. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m., and the forum begins at 8 a.m.